ABA Surveillance Awareness For The Close Protection Operative Close Protection

3-Day Surveillance Awareness For The Close Protection Operative


Any time of the month


3 Day




USA, UK, Thailand, Spain, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Turkey and Lebanon

Course Information

Surveillance awareness equips individuals to identify circumstances where those conducting surveillance are particularly vulnerable to compromise, provides an insight to the manner in which surveillance will be conducted and consequently options to identify when it is being undertaken.

3-day surveillance awareness course was designed to cover all the basic to intermediate surveillance; from vehicle, foot, technical to static and rural surveillance.

Our own former mi5 instructor will carry out this instruction.

  • Identify potential targets of adversarial surveillance.
  • Describe the information obtained by surveillance that is of interest to adversaries.
  • Recognize indicators of surveillance within the everyday environment.
  • Identify actions that you can take to detect potential adversarial surveillance incidents.
  • Describe the importance of identifying and reporting suspicious activities associated with adversarial surveillance.
  • Specify actions you can take to report potential incidents of adversarial surveillance.


ABA Surveillance awareness for the close protection operative close protection


  • Reasonable Understanding Of The English Language, Reasonable Fitness Level
  • ABA Level 2 Basic Award in First Aid at Work Awareness


The Qualification Comprises One Mandatory Unit:

Unit 1 – Working As A Close Protection Operative

  • Understand The Roles And Responsibilities Of A Security Advance Party Close Protection Operative
  • Understand Basic Surveillance, Anti-Surveillance, And Counter-Surveillance Techniques
  • Understand Data Protection And Privacy Legislation Relevant To A Close Protection Operative
  • Understand The Importance Of Interpersonal Skills Within A Close Protection Environment
  • Understand The Importance Of Reconnaissance Within A Close Protection Environment
  • Understand Search Procedures Within A Close Protection Environment
  • Be Able To Establish And Maintain Secure Environments
  • Understand Negotiation
  • Lock Picking And Entering Venues And Buildings